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PB&R announces winner of Spring Egg Hunts 2010 22.4.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
PB&R announces winner of Spring Egg Hunts 2010
Education Beat: Week of April 21, 2010 22.4.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Education Beat: Week of April 21, 2010
Heritage Park Director Audrey Zwak leaves to manage Fuzziwig’s 19.4.2010 Steamboat Pilot
Audrey Zwak’s preschool students are jealous. The longtime director of Heritage Park Preschool took a job as manager of Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory in downtown Steamboat Springs. Her last day at the preschool was Friday. About 30 current and former Heritage Park families gathered in the Christian Heritage cafeteria Thursday for a potluck dinner to honor Zwak.
Pay Dirt: Spending and saving for the sippy-cup set 18.4.2010 Star Tribune: Business
Don't wait until your kids can drive before you teach them the 1,2,3s of personal finance.
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Menlo Park pre-school supervisor arrested for allegedly giving gifts, letters to 13-year-old 16.4.2010 San Jose Mercury News: News
Menlo Park officials said Thursday they put the head of the Belle Haven Child Development Center on paid administrative leave after his arrest two days earlier on suspicion of giving unwanted gifts and letters to a 13-year-old girl.
Steamboat Briefs: Steamboat Springs Little League board meets today 15.4.2010 Steamboat Pilot
A Steamboat Springs Little League Board meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.
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Town Talk for April 14 14.4.2010 Vail Colorado: News
Submit to Town Talk Tell us what's going on around town so we can talk about it. Fax: 970-949-7096; E-mail: towntalk@vaildaily.com; Call: 970-748-2933. Submissions must be received by noon prior to the day of desired publication. Got a Tidbit? We take info from your business or organization about deals, happenings and more on a first-come, first-served basis. Send your Tidbit to tidbits@vaildaily.com. Thanks for all the photo submissions. We really appreciate them, and we want you to have your photos back! Please pick up your photos at the front office of the Daily within 30 days. Photos not picked up by then will be filed in the infamous File 13, never to be seen again. ...
Editorial: Don't cut early ed programs that work 13.4.2010 Star Tribune: Editorials
At risk is a proven way to close the state's achievement gap.
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Vail Daily letter: Casino Night coming Friday 12.4.2010 Vail Colorado: Our World
The time has come for the 27th annual Casino Night. The event will be Friday, April 16, at Dobson Ice Arena from 7 p.m. to midnight. Please come and support the participating Eagle County early childhood schools. There is a silent auction that cannot be missed. We have received trips (stays in Mexico, Denver, Aspen), restaurant gift certificates, clothing and more. Come see and start out your off season with something new!! There are gambling tables, which include blackjack, Texas hold 'em, craps, roulette. Come see what you can do! (Chips are not redeemable for money or goods, only for fun!) The local bluegrass band Hardscrabble will be entertaining us all night. Come with your dancing shoes on. Tickets are $20 before and $25 at the ...
Academic Notebook 9.4.2010 Post-Bulletin: Local News
Academic news about students in Rochester public and private schools, April 9, 2010.
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Vail Valley kids can enroll in early childhood programs 9.4.2010 Vail Colorado: Columnists
VAIL VALLEY, Colorado - More than 225 Vail Valley children are currently enrolled in Eagle County Schools' Early Childhood Program. The program serves children ages 3 to 5 at Avon, Brush Creek, June Creek, Red Sandstone elementary schools and at the Red Table Early Learning Center. There are two infant programs each at the Edwards and Gypsum schools. The program, operated with Head Start and the Colorado Preschool Program, also is open to children with special needs. "Early childhood education is vital to our community," says Shelley Smith, the school district's director of early childhood. "Children need a strong learning foundation early on in order to succeed in school and go on to succeed in life." A 2010 Colorado Department of ...
Oz parents blame make-up parties for childhood death 7.4.2010 New Kerala: World News
India's children have a precarious right 3.4.2010 Hindu: Opinion
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Mesa Verde Gardens Project plants organic garden for young children at Martinelli Head Start Preschool 1.4.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
WATSONVILLE — Children at Martinelli Head Start Preschool are learning hands-on that planting their own vegetables and fruits is not only fun, but will make them healthier.
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Nicholas Kristof: The 'secrets' of fighting poverty 26.3.2010 Twincities.com: Opinion
Before I ask for a drum roll and reveal 'the secrets' of fighting poverty, a bit of background:
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Escaping from Poverty 25.3.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Nicholas Kristof

Before I ask for a drumroll and reveal "the secrets" of fighting poverty, a bit of background:

For a quarter-century after World War II, the United States made great progress against poverty. Then in the 1970s, we fumbled. Over the last 35 years, our economy has almost tripled in size, but, according to the United States Census Bureau, the number of Americans living below the poverty line has been stuck at roughly 1 in 8.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Escaping From Poverty 25.3.2010 NY Times: Editorials
Even though there’s no magic bullet, experiments with jobs and schooling gleaned promising results for improving the lives of the poor.

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Congregational Preschool features Easter Bunny Breakfast on Saturday 23.3.2010 Post-Bulletin: Austin News
Congregational Preschool is hosting its first Easter bunny breakfast on Saturday at the First Congregational Church.
'Family Guy' Stages 'Terri Schiavo: The Musical' for Laughs 23.3.2010 NewsBusters
MacFarlane denied Schiavo human dignity in the March 21 episode by referring to her in lyrics sung by cartoon preschoolers as "the most expensive plant you'll ever see" and a "vegetable," and noted "her mashed potato brains." The child who played the role of Schiavo's husband, Michael, ultimately concluded, "There's only one solution, it's in the Constitution, we've got to pull the plug." Schiavo died on March 31, 2005, after her parents fought numerous legal battles , appealing to the United States Congress and Supreme Court, to keep her alive, against the wishes of her husband. A chorus representing pro-life protesters sang in the show, "Terri Schaivo is kind of alive-oh. What a lively little ...
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The Case for Health Reform 22.3.2010 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Dan Balz talks to Newt Gingrich who explains that some things are more important than short-term politics: But former Republican House speaker Newt Gingrich said Obama and the Democrats will regret their decision to push for comprehensive reform. Calling the bill “the most radical social experiment . . . in modern times,” Gingrich said: “They will [...]
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